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tonight as our "person of the week." geoffrey canada has created a bold experiment. >> this is not one of those issues that you have a crisis and you say, there's nothing you can do. >> reporter: his solution, the harlem children's zone in manhattans historic and troubled neighborhood. >> what we wanted to see in harlem was our community looked like middle class communities, where kids had health care and they were eating nutritious meals. where young people didn't have to worry about gangs, and being shot and being killed. >> reporter: the luckiest attend the charter school in the heart of the zone, promises academy. what happens here is being called a miracle. canada's poor minority students are doing as well as their more privileged peers across the country. 650 promises academy graduates are now in college. here's the rub. the only way to get in today is through a heartbreaking lottery. >> and the last number -- >> reporter: but more money is pouring in. he just received a $20 million gift from goldman sachs and, this week, the white house awarded grants to 20 communities so the zo
erotic services categories in sites outside of the united states, including canada. ms. mcdougal might be able to speak more effectively to that. there are a number of issues country by country, as well as legal issues for that. i can tell you that something along the order of 97% of our viewers in use is within the united states and canada. >> can a united states person access a foreign craigslist site? >> anyone anywhere can access the craigslist site anywhere. >> so what is the significance of taking down the site in the united states? >> the site in the u.s. was set up as part of an arrangement with a series of attorneys general last year. i think the intent was to do a number of things, capture credit-card intermission, captor phone information. we decided on september 3 to remove that category, and again have no intention of restoring it. >> if i am in washington d.c., accessing the canadian side, can i advertise services that would be available in washington, d.c on the canadian side? >> yes, you could, but there were be simply no value whatsoever, because the individuals who vi
that we need for american growth. >> you've talked about canada -- and let's not sugarcoat it, it's not like canada doesn't think there are views with immigratio-- butad canada has ne things this ways you thin are more welcoming. >> people are screaming about this in arizona, and 50% of the work force and population is immigrants. in the united states, the city with the highest amount of immigrants is miami. it's about 35%. in washington and vancouver, virtually half the people are immigrants or what we call in canada new canadians. there are problems in canada, but the problem is should the immigrant driving a cab but has a degree in law or health care be able to use the to boost the economy. when microsoft had to build a new laboratory, they said they couldn't get the skilled people. they put that lab in vancouver, t because they needed people from vancouver, but they could bring peop from asia, f europe, put that visa in place and jobs that should have been in seattle ended up in vancouver because of restrictions put on imgrants in theu.s.go >> there is a discussion going on in
over eastern canada pulling ploice tour -- moisture down off the great lakes. and then the clouds start to come in approaching that storm. most of the day we will see that. seasonnably warm. 77-81. a tropical storm right now. as we get into the middle of the week, probably stay to the north of the caribbean islands. not the hurricane center forecast, just long-term models for bermuda and canada and maybe maine toward the end of the week or next weekend. so it looks like it will miss the easter seaboard the way things look now. you never know. our own forecast more near term here, by this evening, we begin to see more clouds and rain to the west. overnight, the rain sneaks in, and during the day tomorrow, on-again/off-again rain showers. we might get a few sun breaks by sunset. it is 7:25 or so. then on monday, there will be a little secondary front off to the northwest. it probably won't make rain. but it may increase the clouds late in the day. so seven-day forecast, 79 today, 76 tomorrow. a lot of sun, and a lot of clouds in our rain chance. partly cloudy. tuesday, wednesday, and thur
composed of the united states, sweden, norway, denmark, and canada who would care? what would be the point? the whole point of those bodies is to confront those countries whose behavior is problematic. you have to have the human rights violators in the human rights council, otherwisethere is no point. i think that is with the idea of some standards for performance should come in for who gets to sit on what body at the u.n. host: the united nations came into existence in 1945. the currentecretary general of the u.n. is -- albert on our republican line, go ahead. obama: why haven't the administration pulled the plug on colonialism? he had a shot to do his legacy in foreign policy but he has not spoken out against colonialism? could you explain that to me? guest: there is not much of it left. there are few countries left in the world under colonialism. he has talked to the united nations about the need to fd new ways of cooperation against transnational cooperative the threats. i think his argument at the united nations has been -- has been pretty compelling. his argument at the un, i think,
as storm watches to canada. an so this will be a major event taking shape during the daytime hours tomorrow ytias it tracks to the north and east. want to show you something very impressive. look at the wave hights hi underneath the center of that t storm. they are approaching 37 feet. sow orget the idea. this water feeawill be pushed u the north and to the norm and west along the coastal areas and even in places like ocean oc city we could see maybe 10-15- foot waves tomorrow as the storm passes off to the north and east. i'll have eastmore on earl in a minutes. nu let's focus on our weather. at starting off with temperatures in the middle 70s. 7 75 at reagan national. on 71 in baltimore. mo 71 in winchester as well. our forecast, as i mentioned, simple one. a lot of sunshine. hot again but not quite as hot as yesterday. rd 93 the daytime high. some of higthe clouds will spi into parts of the viewing area during the afternoon. so mostly sunny skies. sk more details on ieearl coming u in just a couple of minutes. nu allison teand steve, i'll throwh it back to you at the desk. d >>> even th
a country. like canada, you know? >> or thailand. >> i wouldn't want to be banned from the country of hawaii though because it is beautiful. >> or the country of puerto rico. >> the island people of hawaii are fantastic. >> or florida for that matter, the panhandle state. >> this kid sucks because he referred to himself as a teenager. that's what you do when you are a teenager. that's when you say when you are 35 or 40. when you say it and you are a teenager, you are an ass. >> maybe the attorney wrote it for him. >> >> i like his name. it is not as good as trapp summers. from now on, i am trapp summers. do you think the authorities would have acted similarly if it was bush? or do you think bush gets stuff like this all the time? >> i think they take these matters seriously regardless of the party trap. i think this is something they would have done in the same instance as president bush. >> one thing, he was not charged criminally. it is interesting why they would go and investigate this and not charge him criminally. however, they ban him from the country. it doesn't make sense. >> this th
40s. this is all due to high pressure coming down from southern canada all the way to the atlantic seaboard and that will be with us here at the time and tomorrow. and we'll have highs in the 70s both days and 50s in the morning. clouding up saturday late afternoon and evening. rain likely after saturday midnight drying out in time for the big game sunday night. eric thomas, how's our friday traffic? >> seeing growing volume. you can see the brake lights 270 southbound at 109. still cleaning up an early morning crash eastbound at dennis avenue. looks as though you'll have the right lane blocked. a car went into the pole and the pole came down and now we have the situation resolved there. in springfield starting to slow down in the springfield interchange. all of the lanes are open, just a little bit of volume here. in northeast d.c., anacostia avenue at benning road, you're going to hear about a manhole fire. try to avoid that area. that's not the kind of thing to get involved in. >>> a developing story out of northern california this morning. a residential neighborhood is engulfed
forbid homosexuals from serving openly in the military. some of our staunchest ally, britain, canada, israel, allow gay people to serve openly in the military. >> we'll follow it closely. all the more interesting. lady gaga's involved. we'll check in later. chris lawrence in washington. >>> a nasty fight in washington over extending the bush tax cuts. we've been talking about that a lot. bottom line, what's better for the economy? i guess in some circles what's better for voters? we went out and asked a bunch of economists what they thought. you'll hear their answers after this break. it's just outside of lancaster. sure, i can download directions for you now. we got it. thank you very much! check it out. i can like, see everything that's going on with the car. here's the gas level. i can check on the oil. i can unlock it from anywhere. i've received a signal there was a crash. some guy just cut me off. i'll get an ambulance to you right away. safely connecting you in ways you never thought possible. onstar. live on. >>> all right. ym your money, today your taxes. at the center avenu
. the fda says canada dry ging gingerale improperly claims to be enhanced with antioxidants. they also say lipton tea falsely links drinking their tea to lower cholesterol. right now, firefighters are scouring boulder, colorado, where eight people are missing. it seemed the eight missing refused evacuation orders. this is very frightening news. what do we know about this search, miguel? >> it certainly is. we do know authorities are doing what they call welfare checks, trying to go door to door to where they believed these people lived. all eight of these people were holdouts. they belief they hammered, that nailed themselves down and said i refuse to evacuate their home. and that they believe they may still actually be holed up on the hill. i asked fire authorities point blank, do you believe there could be some fatalities. they told us sure, it's possible, but they don't believe there is any fatalities. they just believe they're holdouts that refuse to come down from the mountain and they remain unaccounted for. communications up there are still very sticky and iffy. they believe they're
. it is now on its way to canada after pounding new england with wind and with rain. is steve doocy still on that cruise in canada? >> he is. >> live in chatham, massachusetts with the latest for us. were you on the cruise with your dad, peter? >> i am not. my dad -- oh, i was on the cruise, yeah, ended up having to fly out to halifax because i was needed here but luckily, tropical storm earl was a lot weaker than originally feared when it ended up coming into massachusetts last night. it was still a very powerful storm until it left the area about two hours ago. take a look at this. >> it's almost midnight here in massachusetts. we're down by the water and hurricane earl has been downgraded to tropical storm earl. you can see the wind and water are still coming in very, very hard. it hurts when it hits you in the face. you look up and you can see that red flag waving behind me. that's how fast the wind is blowing right now and you can see there's a beam from the chatham white house still beaming out light for miles to miles. a lot of people came out to see what was going on. they left
bieber is? >> is that that little kid? >> that little kid from canada has been a chart stopper. he was discovered on youtube. three years ago, the 16-year- old's mom posted clips on youtube. >> like baby, baby, baby oh. >> reporter: even letterman talks about him. it's not just the singing, the hair is just as famous. >> i decided to let it go. >> because of bieber? >> pretty much. >> you can vote for your favorite marylander supporting the do. >> there's nothing like seeing the hair in person and if you have a ticket, you can line up for a wristband 8:00 a.m. sunday. reporting in timonium, weijia jiang, eyewitness news. >>> bieber fever! well, his first cd titled my world has been in stores less than a year. >>> well, turning to sports, well, there's bad news for raven's fans. the all prosafety ed reid will be on the unable to perform list. being on the list now means he'll have to sit out the first six games. he's yet to practice this season. and tom and ken hamlin are among the candidates. and the first game the ten games away now. a monday night opener. the game, we'll bring it
to canada as this category 3 storm draws closer. but forecasters now say the storms should weak ton a category 2 by the time it scrapes up against north carolina's outer banks later tonight and possibly down to a category 1 when it goes by or into massachusetts. nasa now has provided a new image of earl. the space agency reports it took this shot, just after midnight eastern time today and even though earl has lost some of the power since then, you can still get a sense of how enormous this storm is. hours ago, north carolina's governor warned folks in the storm's path it's time to evacuate because in her words, better safe than sorry. >> let me make this very clear to the people of north carolina. once the storm comes in, and it becomes serious, once it is at its worst point, we are not going to put any emergency worker in harm's way. and so if you think there is going to be a problem, evacuate now, but there will be nobody to answer that phone or to come up physically to your house from your local area until the brunt of the storm passes. >> shepard: and a lot of north carolinaens
some rain in extreme eastern canada, but that's about it. the storm is just about over with. so as far as the forecast goes for today, there goes igor. and the nation's kind of split. the southeast, the deep south, very hot. still feels like summer out there. some record highs are possible. there's a cooler air mass that has settled over the great lakes and new england. so it's definitely a split forecast. you can see chicago, 75. atlanta, 91. so we're still in the 90s from texas to florida. more or less in the late summer/fall air mass as you'd expect from chicago, detroit, all the way into areas of the east. but it's quiet today. not a lot of wet weather. that's a look at your monday forecast. now here's a look at the weather outside your window. sunshine, another 90 degree day possible in raleigh, north carolina. houston today, very warm. we had a lot of heavy rain over the weekend in south texas. that should slowly improve today. some showers in the forecast. lynn, we'll sneak in to fall this week. give you the forecast coming up. >> it's here. all right, bill, thank you. >>> remem
pattern has high pressure coming down from canada and we have that cool, dry air as this cold front has passed through. you can see the warmer air to the south and that will continue over the next several days or so. we are looking at the tropics and we have tropical storm ior. for today, that temperature is going to be around 78 degrees. mostly sunny, and it is going to be mild and breezy. so it's going to be a great day to get out there and eat that lunch outdoors. i would say, the winds are going to kick up. you could see a lot of trash blowing across the area. if today is your trash day, bring that trash indoors because it will be everywhere. tonight, that temperature coming in at 56 degrees. it's going to be mostly clear and cool. so yes, another cool evening and then another cool morning as well. but tomorrow, that temperature right around 77 degrees. so 78 today, 77 tomorrow. still lots of sunshine in the forecast. it's going to be mild and still going to be on the breezy side as well. let's take it over to traffic with kim brown. >> thanks linette. we are off it a good start. i
the playing field just a bit. to toronto, canada, where they have ugly shmucks.com. it is a dating website for the unattractive. a college student came up with the idea. $13 amonth to join, but it might hurt your self-esteem to buy into the idea that you are ugly enough to be on the website. don't think about looking it up. the members have the ability to vote you off if you are too cute. but i'm thinking that could get ugly. >>> we want to hear what you think. send your e-mails to mcginty's mail bag. the address, mailbag@wusa9.com. 9news now will be right back. >>> we want to remind you to tune into 9news now starting at 4:25 a.m. >>> military members all across the country are remembering those still missing today. national pow and mia recognition day and at the pentagon, robert gates held a special ceremony for our servicemen and women. he prolled to do everything in his power to get the troops home safely. okay, when the chips are down, who do you want to save your bacon? s.w.a.t. teams were showing off their mad skill today as they took part in an annual competition featuring sharp sh
and then released. the pakistan international airlines flight carrying about 250 passengers was flying from canada to pakistan. a woman called can nad kwan police after the plane was in the air and said a man was on board with explosives. plane was searched a nothing was found. >>> our first look at how the 33 miners in chile will be rescued. there it is, the first of three rescue capsules arrived today. theapsule is only big enough to hold one person. the bottom of the capsule holds three tanks of compressed air, enough for about 90 minutes of breathing. the men have been stuck in the mine since august 5th and expected to be rescued sometime in early november. >>> there's a good chance that your son or daughter is not drinking enoug water and it may be affecting their more than you think. a new study in the american journal of clinical nutrition says the dangers of children not getting enough water can have fareaching health implications. doctors say a lack of water can affect physiological function and cause fatigue and muscle weakness and headaches. researchers found that today's children are l
, britain and canada, led the banning. the new video game allows a player to be a taliban fighter and shoot u.s. soldiers. the defense minister says it trivializes the loss of war. >>> on the "cbs moneywatch," stocks in asia bounce back today. ashley morrison is here in new york with more on that. good morning to you. >> good morning to you. asian markets were up as concerns about europe's debt crisis eased. japan's nikkei was up a fraction while hong kong's hang seng was up just a fraction. >>> today wall street gets numbers on trade and the weekly market numbers. wednesday the market went higher. the dow gained 46 points while the nasdaq added 20. >>> job openings jumped in july for the first time in five months. the labor department says the number of jobs advertised rose by more than 6% to just over 3 million. that is the highest since april. but the competition for those jobs is fierce. on average, five people are vying for each open spot. >>> with people worried about their jobs, they're keeping the plastic at home. consumers' borrowing fell again in july. households cut back on their
.s. and canada, including toys with small pieces that are a choking hazard. and tricycle tricycles and highs with protruding pieces that can cut a child. so far, 17 injuries have been reported. overseas there's a potential standoff between the u.s. and a key ally in the war on terror. pakistan today closed an important border crossing for trucks that supply coalition forces in afghanistan. it was a retaliation for a nato helicopter attack inside pakistan in which three pack taken soldiers were killed by mistake. in washington, a change of tone is coming to the white house and the worst-kept secret in town, president obama will announce tomorrow that chief of staff rahm emanuel is taking his brash, combative style home to chicago to run for mayor. he'll be replayed, at least temporarily, by the more mild-mannered pete rouse, who was mr. obama's chief of staff in the senate. and still ahead here on the cbs evening news, remembering a kid from the bronx who became a star. but up next, the unseen risk at the hospital, a deadly new class of superbugs. >> couric: america's hospitals are places of
they are stocking up, boarding up, and moving out from the carolinas to canada. i'm erica hill. also tonight, a scare in the gulf. after an oil platform explodes in flames, forcing the crew into the water. the dramatic video that's raising new questions about police using taser guns. >> stop resisting! stop resisting! >> and a group of young people who have made happiness contagious. captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> good evening. katie is off. much of the east coast is on alert tonight for hurricane earl. as many as 26 million people could soon be feeling its impact. even if the storm never makes landfall. earl is a category three storm right now with sustained winds of more than 111 miles an hour. the eye now less than 200 miles from cape hatteras, north carolina, and it's outer banks that could be the first to feel the effects of the hurricane before it takes an expected turn to the northeast. warnings and watches are up from north carolina, where at least 100,000 people have been ordered to evacu
drinks to stop making unsubstantiated claims about nutritional value of products. labels on canada dry sparkling green tea ginger ale claim it's four fort fived with antioxidants ai. letter says it does not meet federal guidelines to make claims. last month the similar warning warned lipton to stop implying it's green tea can treat or prevent high cholesterol. companies have 15 days to answer allegation autos thank you. >> sure. >> and some breaking news now. a raging wildfire in northwest boulder, colorado forcing 3500 people to evacuate. dozens of homes have been destroyed in this tinder dry canyon. and no injuries or deaths reported. boulder's sheriff says the fire started when a car crashed into a propane tank. >> just ferocious there. >> focusing on weather there. is cooling taking place around the bay area. >> that is the understatement of the week. temperatures have dropped more than 20 degrees in locations. since yesterday. we're going to have rain drops as well. and drizzle overnight tonight and into tomorrow. a fall-like pattern coming our way. there is a live view now. from
and oregon, the other up to canada. we have a nice flow through the pacific northwest. you can see where the jet stream is arcing into the northern rockies, stuck as a low pressure center. that's where the cool air is and rain. you can see it's raining lightly from seattle to puget sound, moderate rainfall. back up through the yakima now. that's the case pretty much through the day today. on and off light rain through the morning. it's chilly, too. it's raining and in the 50s. that's cool. not very warm today with the clouds and showers. highs only in the mid-60s. warm weather, get to southern nevada and arizona where it's even a lot cooler. that's a look at your wednesday forecast. now here is a look at the weather outside your window. showers will be the rule, work their way down to mount shasta, crescent city only 59 degrees. we're talking light jacket and sweater weather. put the shorts away. hard to find some warm spots. the storm will move out. we'll give you the thursday forecast coming up. >>> also coming up, a rude return on wall street, big breast plans, and what's in a word or
relatively warm ground. that's what we're doing with this fall air mass from alaska and canada san jose we have the cloud cover and a little sprinkle or two may drop but the best chance of seeing anythin will be along the coast whe we could have drizzle during the afternoon hours. let's take a look at temperatures. look how cool they are. still in the 50s in san francisco, half moon bay, los gatos. low to mid-60s around the bay and mid-s in inland valle in the north bay and east bay. low to mid-60s the montey bay and inland to gilroy and salinas. don't think it's going to warm up with much more than we're dealing wit now. yesterday that cool crisp breeze and that drizzle chance at the coast. >> drying and clearing as high pressure moves in tonight and starts to scrub our sky clean. it will bring warmer, drier and brighter weekend. as far as today, keep droppin again in most neighborhoods. san francisc could be the exception, oakland 63. concord ops two more degrees to 70. redwood city, san jose, santa rosa. 7, 8 and 9 degrees cooler. yesterday we we about 10 to 20 degrees cooler than the d
ground. that's what we're doing with this fall air mass from alaska and canada. san jose we have the cloud cover and a little sprinkle or two may drop but the best chance of seeing anything will be along the coast where we could have drizzle during the afternoon hours. let's take a look at temperatures. look how cool they are. still in the 50s in san francisco, half moon bay, los gatos. low to mid-60s around the bay and mid-60s in inland valleys in the north bay and east bay. low to mid-60s the monterey bay and inland to gilroy and salinas. don't think it's going to warm up with much more than we're dealing with now. yesterday that cool crisp breeze and that drizzle chance at the coast. >> drying and clearing as high pressure moves in tonight and starts to scrub our sky clean. it will bring warmer, drier and brighter weekend. as far as today, keep dropping again in most neighborhoods. san francisco could be the exception, oakland 63. concord drops two more degrees to 70. redwood city, san jose, santa rosa. 7, 8 and 9 degrees cooler. yesterday we were about 10 to 20 degrees cooler
warnings in place for a wide area. a separate system to the northeast is making its way into eastern canada. we've got drenching downpours forecast for you. it's going to be quite windy out here and also the cold air ushering from the north will be dropping temperatures dramatically up in the northeastern corner. looking quite chilly and windy as well out towards the west. we do have red flag warnings in place across the central rockies, and then this low pressure system moving through is going to be dumping lots of rain, it's looking quite severe as well as that storm system heads into the northern plains. let's take a look at the temperatures then, 18 degrees in vancouver today, 20 in winnipeg. 24 in new york, but staying very hot down in the south, 34 degrees in houston. now a new storm system has formed over the atlantic, it's tropical depression igor making its way through the cape verde islands, bringing quite stormy continues here. it will be moving away eventually, moving fairly slowly at 9 kilometers per hour, and due to become a hurricane by the weekend, so we will keep you update
. northeastern corridor dealing with much cooler weather here. also lots of heavy rain coming into eastern canada as well. the northern plains looking at severe weather conditions to move on through on your thursday. this storm system getting ready to become better organized, moving across the northern rockies just now, and creating very windy conditions and a lot cooler conditions as well across the west. 17 degrees in seattle today. 20 in winnipeg. toronto in the teens today, 19 degrees. new york and washington, d.c. in the mid 20s. much cooler here. as for europe, central portions dealing with lots of showers, isolated heavy rain, and thunderstorms really affecting the alps and also the balkans as we head into your thursday. still looking quite windy across germany and poland as well. the british isles getting a bit of a break in the wet weather. as you can see, a new system is going to be pulling in from the atlantic. again, it will be drenching the area, bringing strong winds as well. 21 degrees in london today. sunny spells for you. 21 in paris. then looking at sunshine in stockholm. 16 deg
in washington tonight. thanks. there is a new kind of speed bump for drivers in vancouver, canada. as children went back to school this week, traffic safety officials placed a 3-d sign on a busy street. it looks like a little girl chasing a ball, but it's actually an optical illusion, a virtual reminder to drivers to slow down and keep their eyes on the road. katie is in los angeles tonight getting ready for tomorrow's special stans up 2 cancer broadcast. >> couric: harry, thank you. stand up to cancer funds dream teams all across the country. scientists from dinner institutions working together to fight this disease. up next, you'll meet the dream team that's targeting pancreatic cancer, and the progress that's being made. ét ,, >> c >> couric: tomorrow night, cbs and the other major networks are joining forces once again to bring you stand up 2 cancer. a program designed to raise awareness of the disease and raise money to fight it. some of that money is funding research against one of the deadliest forms of cancer, pancreatic. this year, more than 43,000 americans will be diagnosed with it
. and if it is september, it must be toronto, a hollywood a-lister heading to canada for the international film festival. >>> welcome to "bbc world news," broadcasting in the u.k. and around the world. the american pastor who drew international condemnation for planning to burn the car ran up on the anniversary of 9/11 has arrived in new york, where he is expected to meet the iman behind plans for a controversy a mosque near ground zero. pastor terry jones says it may still happen. >> the president was forced to spend a fair bit of a rare news conference making appeals for tolerance, saying that muslims were neighbors and friends. he can hardly not respond to the threats. the trouble is it looks like he is giving more publicity to a group that is on the fringe. pastor jones is the leader of a florida church with a congregation of about 50 people. he believes that islam is the work of the devil and he has turned to put 200 korans onto a bonfire, having the world dance to his tune. first, he said he would meet with the leaders of the ground zero mosque. now it appears that is not happening. >> we have not
whitfield. okay, tropical storm earl makes landfall in eastern canada downing power lines, sparking power outages and it's creating dangerous surf along the east coast in its wake. earl never did make landfall in the u.s., so now some u.s. beaches are open again, however, there are still some dangers in the surf. our team coverage begins right here, we're covering this storm or what's left of it. susan candiotti is live from cape cod, massachusetts, and our jacqui jeras right here in the weather city, let's begin with you. >> earl is over the gulf of st. lawrence now and moving very, very quickly up to the north into the east. here you can see nova scotia, there's maine for perspective. the storm moves up towards new finland and then eventually make its way out of there and become what we call extra tropical. 70-mile-per-hour winds, that can cause a lot of damage. so even though it's a tropical storm, you don't ever want to say just a tropical storm, because still plenty of damage. there you can see the path of where it continues to go and pull away from the united states. some of the win
this morning. we're cutting the ribbon on autumn. it's cooled down a lot. dry air all the way from canada is in place this morning. and it's cool. weather watchers reporting in, thanks for checking in, greatly appreciate your faithful report. right now it's in the 50s in most locations in the shenandoah valley, the blue ridge of virginia, and much of western maryland. and far western maryland, the mountains of west virginia, only in the 40s. south and east, weather watchers reporting around the bay right near the waters in the upper 60s, but away from the waters, only near 60 there. and a cool weather pattern will be with us for the next several days as the canadian high pressures has moved in and is in place this morning and will be here into saturday. we'll have highs today reaching the upper 70s to near 80. winds should increase a bit, too, with sunshine. sunny again tomorrow with highs in the southwest and another cool morning, cool again saturday morning, increasing clouds saturday with a high near 80. finally much needed rain on sunday. looks like it will dry out for the n. time for
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accelerate and gets out of here and so the weekend looks good as it passes into canada. we're going to cooldown very nicely. this morning we're 75. got some 60s in leesburg and sterling at 6. columbia 69 krofton and fairfax 74. today it's going to be another hot one, sunny, low 90s by lunchtime. low 90s for the drive home. high again around 95 and 96. it's 5:01. here's angie. >> good wednesday morning everybody. right now a couple issues early on to tell you about. first we want to take you out to 15 headed southbound. this is at route 216. so it's not in the immediate viewing area but it is effecting some of our drivers. as a result of this, we're losing a couple of right lanes because of this accident. hopefully it will be clearing here shortly. meanwhile, we're keeping check on 270. no problems to report out there. making your way from 121 down towards the split. our next stop 66 headed eastbound in virginia. all clear, nice and green. you're moving at speed here through centreville and ending with a glance at 95 headed southbound. near the thornburg area we're getting word of so
carolina to new england to canada as a massive storm bears down on the east coast. we'll get the latest from the director of the national hurricane center. he's standing by live. and russia's military is blowing up tanks and missile launchers with a lot of air. we'll show you what's behind this secret inflatable arsenal. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> we begin with the breaking news. an oil and gas production platform caught fire in the gulf of mexico today about 100 miles off the coast of louisiana. mariner energy, the company that owns the platform, says the fire began at one of seven active wells connected to the rig. 13 workers were forced overboard, but the coast guard says no one was hurt. the coast guard reports an oil sheen, although the company says there was no hydrocarbon spill. production from the platform recently averaged about 9 million cubic feet of natural gas and 1,400 barrels of oil each day. let's get some more from cnn's tom forman who is working this story for us. what do we know, tom? >> reporter: hi, wolf, mainly what we don't know at this
that canada, and listen, let's not sugar-coat it. it's not that everybody in canada thinks there are no issues with immigration. but canada has developed a different view of immigrants that you argue is more welcoming. >> well, i just looked at the data. you know, people are yelling and screaming about this in arizona, and 15% of the work force or the population is immigrants. in the united states, the city with the highest percentage of immigrants is miami. it's about 35%. in toronto or vancouver, virtually half the people are immigrants or what we call in canada, new canadians. and i think, yeah, there are problems here in canada. but the problem is, should the immigrant who is driving a cab but has a degree in dentistry or law or health care, should they be able to use their skills fully and build the economy and and i'll tell you what's really interesting. over in vancouver, which has an equal percentage of immigrants and have been attracting immigran immigrants from asia, when microsoft had to build a new laboratory, it said we can't get the skilled people in the seattle area. they put it
for the united states are being diverted to canada. this at a time when, as jim miklaszewski is telling us, there's been unconfirmed reports there's another hijacking. all takeoffs were stopped, but they were planes in the air, obviously, at the time of these first two attacks on the twin trade towers and then on the pentagon. >> andrea mitchell is standing by with more information. she was at the state department. andrea? >> reporter: the state department, as you know, has been evacuated. secretary of state colin powell is now en route on home from lima, peru. he did not get to his destination of bogota, colombia, today. so that trip canceled. he as all other officials heading back. state department officials and the white house officials and the nsc have been evac waited. conde rice was in the situation room. cia director george tenet has been holding meetings in his office in langley, virginia. as we reported earlier, key fbi team members from their rescue efforts and anti-coordinating terror team were stranded in monterey, california, where they were on a secret exercise, military exercise. >
it was $8.5 million went into rehabbing and spiffing up this border patrol station on the border of canada there. well now, apparently, a senator, democrat in montana says you know what? let's just close this thing down now because the canadians don't really have any interest in helping us out with this whole border patrol station. let's close it down. we spent that money. no big deal. >> the problem -- ok, so here's the problem, we were -- all those stimulus dollars, 23 million going to improve at some of these border patrol crossings. border stations, ports as they call them. to spend $8 million on the way we highlighted on the map, white tail is in a rural area. it's predominantly used by farmers but it's crazy that they would start spending $8 million on it. nobody ever picked up the phone and said hey, canada, we're going to spend $8 million on our side. what are you going to do? had they picked up the phone, they would have found out canada would have said you are? we're closing our side which effectively, we close our side as well. >> this is another example of the president being
recovery. what other areas to the canada is think we need to challenge the media consensus in order to run the argument for the margin the biggest political problem is looking into an aisle at the financial system relation. we have to set forward a credible alternative. we need to pay back the deficit. more should come from taxes, because times like this, if you have cuts that we're looking at,, and a difficult argument that this should not give the nhs increases right now. i would give inflationary increases. >> it is right to say that we should challenge the media consensus. i would challenge on this. this leadership election is a race between the two miliband brothers. we want to say to you is that there is -- it will not be the media decides the election, but the labour party. >> the most dangerous media consensus, the national minimum wage, saving on our national health service, improving schools faster than anywhere, the greatest danger for the labour party in the future britain is that we have stagnant wages when we're more confident than we were in 1997 and we have to depend that w
.s. has fallen in terms of generosity behind new zealand, ireland, australia, canada, the u.s. is tied for fifth place now with switzerland. >>> education secretary arnie duncan was at a d.c. high school to announce this year's list of blue ribbon schools. they are being recognized for efforts to raise achievement levels of disadvantaged and minority students. 300 schools were named. you can see the full list on our website tonight at nightly.msnbc.com. we also learned today u.s. fighter jets were nearly launched last month to shoot down an unmanned navy drone that had gone astray in the air space near the nation's capital. the admiral in charge of the northern command said he was in the operations center when controllers lost contact with the drone on radar and it flew into restricted air space. just as the fighter aircraft were about to launch apparently the navy managed to reprogram the drone and bring it back. >>> on wall street today, stocks finished modestly higher on a very light trading day. the dow finished up just over 28 points. when our broadcast continues tonight from new
. >> reporter: at a fish farm in canada, scientists are turning these tiny atlantic salmon eggs into a sort of super fish, injecting them with a growth hormone from chinook salmon. the company, aqua bounty, says the science can put more salmon on dinner plates. >> in terms of the appearance, the taste, the texture, and the biology, the salmon is the same. >> reporter: but consumer health and environmental groups have dubbed the salmon franken fish. and ben and jerry's ice cream has launched a something's fishy campaign. >> today, it's the fish we're talking about. but very soon it will be a genetically engineered pig, a chicken. >> reporter: in d.c. today, mixed reaction. >> just common sense. i think it's not supposed to be healthy. >> would i eat genetically enhanced food? we're already doing it in processed foods. >> reporter: since no one has ever eaten genetically engineered fish before, the concern is hidden dangers, especially since so many people have violent allergic reactions to fish. fda research has determined the salmon is safe to eat. but the chief scientists today told the fd
about what is happening. we have some showers to the north pushing through this great lakes in to canada, northern new york and new england and high pressure demeanor nateing our weather once again. we need rain, though. we have a six-inch deficit for the year. some spots of virginia really dry. temperatures in the 50s in a few spots. yesterday morning a lot of 40s out west. now cool spot being 55 in cumberland and stanton. we are at 70 here in town and also on the bay. 66 tappahannock. 59 in frederick. looking at the day at a glance. 84 by noon. upper 80s at 5:00. top off at 90. i will tell you hen the next best chance of rain is coming up. >>> good morning. it is great outside. >> you are already at work. >> you are right. >> i want to remind you that everyone is going back too school today so expect more crowded streets than usual. right now 95 northbound is all clear south of dumfries. to the outer loop, no problems to report north of the district live from university and 95 and the bw parkway, looks like nothing but green cars telling us drivers are moving at speed past 32 to 495. b
canada, the great lakes, and new england. it's going to be a big story in the next couple of days. a big change in the weather pattern. the tropical storm in texas, all of the flooding and horrible weather. oklahoma, little rock's getting some heavy rain, northern arkansas, and the ozarks of missouri. that's where the flash flooding will be today. not quite as bad as yesterday. the forecast, gorgeous around chicago. perfect weather out here this morning. it's chilly. this afternoon will warm up nicely. the southern half ofhe country, you're not getting the taste of fall yet. we're not getting a couple of weeks. in the 90s, florida back to texas. as far as we look to the friday forecast, not a lot of changes, quiet weather pattern across the country. finally in dc which saw one of the hottest temperatures ever, temperatures 70s, about 80. that's it. no 90s for once. >> very pleasant. >> good for the teachers and kids back in school too. >> better than the 110 it's been all summer. bill, thanks so much. finally here. you've been waiting since february. the nfl season begins tonight with th
storm hermine is about to get into oklahoma. the next front that comes out of western canada mike trope -- might pull some of the tropical moisture in our direction so that by sunday we have a better chance for showers, but that is only about 40%. until then, the dryness persists into the weekend. a small crafted by three on the bay for breasts to 25 knots and two to 3 foot-four guys up to 25 knots and two to 3 foot waves. -- for gusts up to 25 knots and two to 3 foot waves. the seven-day forecast, heights in the '70s and lows in the 50's through friday. -- highs in the 70's and those in the 50's through friday. >> we want to get an update on that breaking news, that fire. let's go back to captain roy taylor. >> we were just talking about how bad the windstar. the winds have actually carry this from -- how bad the winds are. the winds have actually carried it is from one side of the street to the other. you can see that the roof of this house is burning and they have not had a chance to get any water on it. it is a three-alarm fire and there are concerns that it could spot -- it could
shows one go monitorial canada is pulling ahead. martin o'malley has an 11 point advantage right now. the poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 3%. the top issue is the economy. urlich has the support of gop voters but not trying to cross back in 2002. -- but not drawing the cross party appeal that helped him win back in 2002. join us for a closer look at their race tonight at 7:00 and abc 7. >>> house democrats face accusations of abuse of power and the senate moves ahead to a senate bill. >> the gop report comes out+ today. there are really going for the jugular, wrong direction, the wrong bill, they're wrong time. >> basically saying the democrats have done they have not got things done, and there in the rules they imposed, and do not give the minority a consideration. talk about today, thank goodness the government will keep running. >> not surprisingly congress will have a catch-calall spendig bill. it assignq" congress's giving up, they want to get out of town, go home and campaign and get ready for the midterm elections and deal with this later after the elections. -- it
to the makers of canada dry ginger ale and lived in green tea for making unsubstantiated nutritional claims about their green tea beverages. they say they are enhanced with antioch -- antioxidants. makers of the drinks have not responded to the statement by the fda. >> discount retained aldi is opening up on -- discount grocery store chain aldi is opening up. they encourage customers to bring their own bags. the store is scheduled to open in spring. >> barbara is back, the co-host and creator of "the view" returns this morning. at one point to my co-host after they could see her surgery scar. she told them that they were looking at it. she was wearing an open necked blouse and when they've been the and they could barely see it. david letterman had the same surgery 10 years ago. .> let's see what is coming out >> gordon peterson joins us with a look ahead. >> new poll numbers out tonight and it is not good for the president -- for the democrats. we will have the numbers. also, the white house is talking about the pastor in florida that koran onburn correnthe september 11. >> we will see you
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